6 to 8 Dec 2010. A man was reported missing near Combienbar in East Gippsland on Sunday 5 December 2010. He was in a group that was fossicking around old mine sites in the area and became separated.
BSAR was called to assist, with the first team leaving Melbourne in the early hours of Monday 6 December 2010. This initial search effort found some signs of the man’s movements.
A second BSAR call out saw an additional large team join the search on Wednesday morning 8 December 2010.
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Last Updated on January 30, 2023
A bushwalker was reported injured after a fall near Eagles Peaks above the Howqua River, on Friday 3 Dec 2010. BSAR were called to assist in a rescue operation and departed Melbourne very early on Saturday 4 December 2010. From Mansfield Police Station, BSAR searchers were driven up to 8 Mile Gap in Police and SES four wheel drives.
The rescue party commenced the walk up to Eagles Peaks about 6am. The weather was fine and sunny after yesterday’s storms. The BSAR team joined the Police Search and Rescue and SES team who were already at the summit.
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Last Updated on January 27, 2023